WaterWorks2014 Stepping up EU research and innovation cooperation in the water area


The ERA-NET Cofund Water Works 2014 was launched in 2014 in support of the Water JPI. It is funded by the EC under Horizon 2020.
WaterWorks2014 aims at tackling European water challenges through the development of transnational and trans-disciplinary research and innovation actions. WaterWorks2014 addresses the specific challenge of integrating the efforts and Strategic Agendas of many European Water Research and Innovation Funding Organisations.
WaterWorks2014 will benefit researchers, policy-makers, water authorities, utility operators, industry, farmers, and citizens by developing new solutions in the water domain.

Scope of the WaterWorks 2014 Cofunded Call:
Proposals are invited on the topic Research and Innovation for Developing Technological Solutions and Services:
1. for Water Treatment, Reuse, Recycling and Desalination;
2. for Water Resources Management;
3. to Mitigate Impacts of Extreme Events (Floods and Droughts) at Catchment Scale.
NOTE: Each subtopic of the call is described as a bullet point in the Call Announcement, Guideline for Applicants and Guideline for Evaluators.
This Cofunded Call is funded by 17 Funding Organisations from 15 different countries –with the European Commission participation. View the list of the countries involved
This call is for collaborative transnational research proposals. Consortium should include a minimum of 3 partners from 3 different participating countries.
Note: See the National Annex & Call Announcement available for download below, for more details on participating countries, eligibility criteria and description of topics.
Researchers from other countries can also participate at their own costs.


1st Stage - Deadline for Submission of Pre-Proposals: 4 May 2015, 17h00 (CET)
2nd Stage - Deadline for Submission of Full Proposals: 14 September 2015, 17h00 (CET)

More Information:

Contact your National Contact Points
WaterWorks2014 Call Secretariat: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Germana Santos and Rui Munhá – Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal


1.Call Flyer
2.Call Announcement (includes Call Topics and Subtopics)
3.Guideline for Applicants (includes a step-by-step guide to the online submission system)
4.Guideline for Evaluators
5.Instructions for Pre-Proposal Submission
6.Pre-Proposal Template (document with the correct font and page format) (PDF) (DOCX)
7.National Annexes
8.(Instructions to write full proposals) Full Proposal Template (document with the correct font and page format) (PDF) (DOCX)

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